National Geographic : 1935 Jul
TODAY IN THE LAND OF PENN AND FRANKLIN RESIDENTIAL ELEGANCE IS EXEMPLIFIED IN FASHIONABLE SEWICKLEY Pittsburgh's growth in population from 464 in 1760 to about 700.000 today has been accompanied by an increase in beauty as well. These landscaped grounds in a choice residential section make the beholder forget that the city was once a pioneer outpost. © National Geographic Society Finlay Photographs by Edwin L. Wisherd PRIDE IN HOME OWNERSHIP IS REVEALED BY THIS FARMHOUSE Beds of old-fashioned flowers add color and quaintness to a front yard which is typical of Pennsylvania's rural homes. The roomy old dwelling with its rambling porch stands near Johnstown, scene of the famous flood in May, 1889.